Director, Sustainable Resource and Economic Policy

Director, Sustainable Resource and Economic Policy

XM2 Senior Manager 2


Department of Sustainable Development

Sustainable Resource and Economic Policy, Executive/Finance and Shared Services

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 35181

Salary(s):   XM2 $95,171.00 – $113,800.00 per year

Closing Date:   May 26, 2019

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary civil service that is inclusive and reflective of the population it serves. We encourage applicants to voluntarily self-declare in the cover letter, resumé or application if they are from any of the following employment equity groups: women, Indigenous people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.

This is a preference competition. All applicants are encouraged to apply, however first consideration for this competition will be given to women, Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities. Applicants are requested to self-declare at the time of application.

The Government of Manitoba is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Director, Sustainable Resource and Economic Policy within the Department of Sustainable Development. The Manitoba Government has a comprehensive benefit package which includes extended health care, health spending account, dental care, vision care, long term disability insurance, group life insurance, maternity/paternity leave, family related leave, and a defined pension plan (some pension plans allow for portability between the Civil Service Superannuation Board and employers).  

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada


  • Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Environmental Sciences, Natural Resource Management or a related field with senior management experience. A combination of education, training and relevant work experience may be considered
  • Extensive experience in complex policy analysis and program management
  • Proven leadership skills with experience successfully coordinating, fostering and developing multi-disciplinary teams to achieve desired outcomes through effective human resource management activities such as: recruitment, training, performance management and labour relation management
  • Working knowledge of government departments and corporate government processes
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Indigenous issues and experience working directly with Indigenous people, communities and/or organizations
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to foster collaboration and partnerships with internal and external clients and stakeholders
  • Strong written communication skills, including the ability to advise in plain language on technical issues and develop politically sensitive  material for senior leaders
  • Strong verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate with and present to all levels of the organization, as well as external stakeholders
  • Excellent political acumen including experience providing strategic advice to senior leaders on complex and sensitive issues


  • Working knowledge of environment or natural resource management issues and related policies, programs and legislation
  • Business case analysis and financial management experience

Reporting to the Deputy Minister, the Director is accountable for the development, management and administration of the Sustainable Resource Policy Branch, which is a multi-disciplinary group that supports the entire department in developing strategic policy and driving effective execution of priority policy directions that are aligned within its vision, mission and key objectives. This includes coordination of priority department projects with multi branches and departments, directives for legislation and coordinating development of legislation for the department, policy coordination and development, leadership on Indigenous and industry engagement and fostering effective relations international, national and local policy and planning initiatives.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 35181

Service Centre 2

Human Resource Services

360-1395 Ellice Avenue

Winnipeg, MB , R3G 3P2

Phone:  204-945-3001

Fax: 204-948-2841

Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved and appealed. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor’s representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

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